P.P.S. (added at 6:30 pm) Earlier I tried to take Olivia's pic/video, but she was in an ornery mood. After a long nap, she woke up energized and more like her old self. Here's the spunky girl we know and love:
Oh, I almost forgot to mention...one year ago today, March 11, we arrived home from China! Olivia has now been a US citizen for one whole year :)
The antibiotics that we started on Friday did help to perk Olivia up, but five days after our trip to the doctor, she's still not yet fully back to old self. She's been falling asleep for at least two long naps during the day and asking for bed at night, both highly unusual for her. However, she's not nearly as lifeless as she was on Friday, just taking a while to get back to full speed. I knew she was on the mend when she started having an interest in eating, drinking and changing into dance leotards!
She hasn't been to preschool in nearly two weeks, but I'm hoping she'll be raring to go on Thursday. She'll actually be going to a new school, Emily's old one that is part of our school district. I'd hoped that if we got her in this spring they'd be willing to let her stay on in the fall vs. kindergarten, but it looks like they're going to be sticklers about her birth date (inaccurate as it may be)--five-year olds must move on to kindergarten. I wasn't too surprised since we were up against this same policy when we wanted to give Emily the benefit of an extra year before kindergarten... Here we go again. Not sure yet what we'll do in the fall now that that option has been officially ruled out.
New home because of an old woman
1 year ago